Watson Chronicle


Education Updates and Features

New Exhibit Examines Wilmington’s Desegregation History

Last year, three UNCW history students completed a project to examine school desegregation in Wilmington from 1968 to present. Their original six-panel display now has a permanent home at Williston Middle School and a mobile exhibit has been created to share the history with students throughout county. WCE faculty members Robert Smith and Chris Furr coordinated the exhibit project in partnership with Melissa Raymer, Jennifer Le Zotte and NHCS Lead Teacher Travis Matthews. more...

WCE Holds Foundations Leaders Speaker Series

WCE’s Office of EPLS is hosting a Speaker Series this spring to help faculty and staff build a broader understanding of the work of foundations and how they might align with work of the College, particularly in the areas of educational access, scholarship and learner equity. Alfred Mays, director of the Burroughs Wellcome Fund and Jevelyn Bonner-Reed, executive director of the Belk Foundation, were guest speakers at events held in March. more...